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How Open Standards Can Fill the EV Charging Station Gap

A vast gap exists in the United States between the supply of EV charging stations and driver demand for them. The gap widens each day as more affordable EV models designed for mainstream drivers continue to arrive from a growing list of car...

Three Predictions for the Energy Storage Industry in 2021

2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, and the energy industry has not been spared. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis have created several challenges specific to the clean energy sector, leading many to question whether or...

Solar Battery or Generator? Keeping the lights on during power outages

Severe weather incidents are on the rise. From hurricanes and tornadoes, to severe thunderstorms and winter storms, New England homeowners are well-versed in the hours-long to days-long power outages that frequently accompany these storms. In light...

A Better Lithium Battery

In recent years, Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries have gained traction as a viable replacement for SLA/AGM batteries for energy storage applications.  If that first sentence didn’t make much sense to you, don’t worry;...

A Professional Buyer's Guide to Dependable Energy Storage

Energy storage has dominated conversations among solar professionals and the energy industry for the last several years. As traditional rules of Net Energy Metering slowly fade, energy storage is poised to become one of the most critical components...

Are Battery Metals the New Oil?

Whether storing energy from carbon-neutral energy sources, or powering electric vehicles and personal electronics, lithium-ion (li-ion) batteries and their materials are fueling the world. The rising demand for the metals and materials that go into...

Preventing Thermal Runaway Before It Begins

Utility, industrial, commercial, and government facilities are increasingly turning to Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESSs) - in a variety of sizes and power outputs - for reliable back-up power. This market is expected to exceed more than US $9...

Maintaining Residential and Commercial Battery Storage System Capacity

Lead acid batteries are everywhere. While they are a cheap and reliable energy source for our cars and generators, they also require a lot of maintenance to keep them at full capacity. Lithium ion batteries, on the other hand, need less...

Innovative Storage Will Shape Energy Transition

Covid-19 has had a dramatic impact on the US energy market. Decreased overall consumption caused the percentage of renewable generation to rocket while the price of energy dropped, creating the most extreme ‘duck curve’ ever seen in markets like...

How Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) Batteries Boost Renewable Energy Storage

The growing reliance on renewable energy sources has prompted an exponential growth in the industry of energy storage. Solar-plus-storage systems, in particular, have seen increased demand. Some common reasons for using solar-plus-storage systems...

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V2G EV Charging

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Will It Recycle?

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California and Beyond - A timely fix to decarbonize the fast-growing energy storage market

Here’s a Family Feud-esque scenario: Imagine asking 100 energy sector experts the question, “What’s needed to...

Measuring the True Costs and Benefits of Energy Storage

Part One: A quick guide to calculating cost & safety A variety of new energy storage systems have emerged as...

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